Cannabis 101 – Special Industry Risks and Considerations

Cannabis 101 – Special Industry Risks and Considerations

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$45 for Members and $65 for Nonmembers
Course Materials: 
Webinar recording and a PDF of the PowerPoint slides

A high-level overview of the cannabis legal and regulatory framework in the United States examining some of the many practical and technical considerations, risks, and questions to be carefully considered when advising and transacting with cannabis licensees and establishing new cannabis operations. 

This on-demand webinar is open to all levels of experience. The content and perspectives discussed should have something for everyone, from beginners new to cannabis and veterans of the industry.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Distinguish “Industrial Hemp” and “CBD” under the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, and “Marijuana” Cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act
  2. Specific provisions to keep in mind for contracts (and inevitable litigation)
  3. Critical questions and recommended steps before engaging in cannabis related transactions 
  4. Enhanced and on-going due diligence considerations 
  5. Tax and risk management considerations
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